Luxury Hotels in Burma

From dazzling hotels with temples on the doorstep to luxurious beachfront retreats and stylish cruise boats, choose from a tempting range of accommodation options on your holiday in Burma.

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Bagan Lodge

Location: Bagan | Burma

An exquisite, tranquil retreat in the heart of mystical Bagan, this boutique hotel has been thoughtfully designed in a fusion of Burmese and contemporary styles. With first-class offerings, including a sumptuous spa and superb service, this is the perfect place to wind down after exploring the ethereal temples of Bagan.

Best for: Honeymoon, Setting & Views, Romantic, History & Heritage

Riverside @ Hsipaw Resort

Location: Rural Burma | Burma

As its name suggests, the Riverside @ Hsipaw Resort is situated on the banks of the Dokhtawaddy River. The tranquillity of this idyllic resort is balanced with the hustle and bustle of nearby villages, with their markets, farms and lively communities.   

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, Off the Beaten Track, Village Life, Peace & Quiet

Belmond Orcaella

Location: The Irrawaddy | Burma

The Belmond Orcaella is a perfect choice for exploring the beautiful, serene waterways of Burma in style, with luxurious accommodation, gourmet cuisine and traditional performances onboard and a range of excursions along the way (if you can bear to leave the boat), from riverside walks and visits to temples to taking tea with villagers and exploring local markets. Discover both the famous gems and hidden corners of the country on this scenic cruise.

Best for: Cruise, Setting & Views, Cultural Immersion, Romantic

Royal Kalaw Hills Resort

Location: Rural Burma | Burma

The Royal Kalaw Hills Resort is near the lively town of Kalaw in Shan State, minutes away from the Kalaw Market and the beautiful Shwe Oo Min cave. Sitting inconspicuously on top of a small hill, the hotel is a short 15-minute walk to the centre, and has been providing unmatchable hospitality since 1898. 

Best for: Family-friendly, Landscapes & Scenery, Setting & Views, Village Life

Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort

Location: Bagan | Burma

With its temple-strewn location and idyllic gardens, the Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort could be easily mistaken for Nirvana. This luxury hotel is located in the Bagan Archaeological Preservation Zone, with views of the historic pagodas and crumbling ruins of the ancient kingdom.

Best for: History & Heritage, Setting & Views, Off the Beaten Track, Luxury Hotel

The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate

Location: Bagan | Burma

The Hotel @ Tharabar Gate offers an authentic experience, with traditional Burmese interiors and panoramic views over temples and pagodas, as well as a beautiful pool. There is much to discover here – the Ananda Temple, known as the ‘Jewel of Bagan’, is a mere 10-minute walk away - while you can also experience the river life of the Irrawaddy, the incredible sunsets and the lush, green lands.

Best for: Cultural Immersion, History & Heritage, Setting & Views, Peace & Quiet

Villa Inle Resort & Spa

Location: Inle Lake | Burma

Inle Lake is Burma’s biggest cultural attraction. The Villa Inle Resort & Spa is located on the banks of the lake, with a beautiful forest backdrop, with perfect lake views from your bedroom window, where you can watch the unique leg-rowing of the Intha fishermen and see water buffaloes cooling off.

Best for: Setting & Views, Peace & Quiet, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion

Belmond Governor’s Residence

Location: Yangon | Burma

A romantic, colonial-style mansion dating from the 1920s, the Belmond Governor's Residence remains more or less just as it was, meticulously preserved against the passage of time. Surrounded by gardens and located in the leafy embassy district of Yangon, you can amble along the fan-cooled verandas in wonderful peace and quiet - the perfect antithesis to the hectic city centre.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, City Hotel, Service & Hospitality, Cultural Immersion

Malikha Lodge

Location: Rural Burma | Burma

The exclusive Malikha Lodge is a world away from everything, nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, enveloped by emerald forests and perched above the sweeping Nam Lang River. Its rustic-luxe charm is evident from the moment you set foot in the main lodge – the hotel was designed by Aman resort architect Jean-Michel Gathy – with sumptuous touches like teak furnishings and cosy fireplaces.

Best for: Lodge, Off the Beaten Track, Peace & Quiet, Seriously special

The Savoy Yangon

Location: Yangon | Burma

This regal colonial hotel in Yangon has a stunning setting overlooking the stunning Shwedagon pagoda and the People's Park. Nicely shaded by tall old trees, the Savoy Hotel is a charming base for exploring the bustling markets, glittering pagodas and reclining Buddhas of Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon. 

Best for: Luxury Hotel, City Hotel, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion

Ngapali Bay Villas & Spa

Location: Burmese Beaches & Islands | Burma

Boasting a beautiful beachfront location on Myanmar’s sun-swathed west coast, Ngapali Bay Villas & Spa is all about relaxation, whether on the sand or in the hotel’s world-class spa.

Best for: Honeymoon, Beach, Romantic, Spa & Wellness

Sule Shangri-La

Location: Yangon | Burma

In the heart of Yangon, with many of the city’s top attractions on the doorstep, the luxurious Sule Shangri-La is an ideal choice for both elegant accommodation and seeing the sights.  

Best for: Luxury Hotel, City Hotel, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion

The Strand Hotel

Location: Yangon | Burma

Designed during the British colonisation by the Sarkies brothers, who famously designed a number of grand hotels including the Raffles Singapore and the Eastern & Oriental Penang, enjoy the exceptional service, vast spaces and timeless charms of the Strand Hotel.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, City Hotel, Service & Hospitality, History & Heritage

Belmond Road to Mandalay

Location: The Irrawaddy | Burma

Enjoy a luxurious cruise onboard the Belmond Road to Mandalay, taking in the beautiful and beguiling sights and sounds of Myanmar in style. Stop off to explore rural villages, see saffron-robed monks undertaking their daily rituals and visit ancient pagodas, whose golden spires peek through the lush jungle canopy.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Cruise, Setting & Views, Service & Hospitality

Sanctum Inle Resort

Location: Inle Lake | Burma

This luxurious resort is the gateway to the natural wonders of Inle Lake, Myanmar's second-largest lake. The architecture, including graceful arches and cloisters, and the sleek, minimalist décor, are inspired by the peace and solitude of monastic life, without stinting on modern style. 

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Village Life, Peace & Quiet

Sanctuary Ananda

Location: The Irrawaddy | Burma

The luxurious Sanctuary Ananda cruises the mighty rivers of Myanmar in style: with elegant accommodation, gourmet cuisine and beautiful scenery, you’ll find everything you could want onboard – and much more.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Cruise, Setting & Views

Sandoway Resort

Location: Burmese Beaches & Islands | Burma

Nestled in tropical gardens amongst the coconut palms on stunning Ngapali beach, the Sandoway Resort was the original luxury resort in the area and remains the best, from its stylish accommodation to its a la carte cuisine - all accompanied by panoramic sea views.  

Best for: Honeymoon, Beach, Romantic, Cultural Immersion

The Strand Cruise

Location: The Irrawaddy | Burma

The sister to the iconic Strand Hotel in Yangon, the Strand Cruise is the latest luxury cruise to sail the magnificent Irrawaddy River. Embarking on a journey with authentic excursions to the ancient temples, pagodas, palaces and monasteries that punctuate Burma’s mysterious landscape, the Strand Cruise is perfect as part of a larger trip around the country. 

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Cruise

Inle Princess Resort

Location: Inle Lake | Burma

The Inle Princess Resort is located right on the banks of Inle Lake with the blue mountain range as its backdrop. Built on stilts above the lake, the resort's wooden chalets combine simplicity with modern comfort and local character. 

Best for: Village Life, Peace & Quiet, Romantic, Cultural Immersion

Amara Ocean Resort

Location: Burmese Beaches & Islands | Burma

Set on a golden sand beach and surrounded by mangrove rivers and forests, Amara Ocean Resort is truly a nature lover’s paradise. With great fresh seafood overlooking the ocean, luxurious beach huts dotting the sand, and a vibrant array of wildlife to get to know in the local area, this beautiful resort makes the very best of its surroundings.

Best for: Honeymoon, Beach, Romantic, Spa & Wellness

Amazing Bagan Resort

Location: Bagan | Burma

The Amazing Bagan Resort lives up to its name, with its traditional architecture, luxurious accommodation, delicious buffet breakfasts, unique ambience and personalised service.  Avid golfers will love teeing off at the Bagan Nyaung Oo Golf Club, with the pointed roof-tops of Bagan's exquisite temples visible in the distance.

Best for: Setting & Views, Romantic, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion

Inle Lake View Resort & Spa

Location: Inle Lake | Burma

After a day of lake, cave and market exploration, the comfortable beds, rejuvenating spa and lush scenery of Inle Lake View Resort & Spa is the perfect sanctuary for weary travellers. Surrounded by lake views and offering delicious cuisine, make the hotel your home as you sample the Burmese culture that is buzzing around Myanmar’s Inle Lake.

Best for: Honeymoon, Village Life, Peace & Quiet, Romantic

Amara Mountain Resort

Location: Rural Burma | Burma

Amara Mountain Resort sits in the mountains of Kalaw, with cosy accommodation and numerous attractions nearby, from local villages to colourful wildlife. Escape here to breathe fresh mountain air and experience a different side of Myanmar.

Best for: Off the Beaten Track, Village Life, Peace & Quiet, Cultural Immersion

RV Zawgyi Pandaw

Location: The Irrawaddy | Burma

This luxurious handcrafted cruise boat is one of the newest boats in the Pandaw fleet, and has stunning interiors and bespoke services. Its shallow design makes it ideal for navigating the Irrawaddy and Chindwin rivers.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Cruise, Setting & Views, Off the Beaten Track

Hotel by the Red Canal

Location: Mandalay | Burma

The Hotel by the Red Canal is an intimate hotel that provides the perfect romantic retreat, blending luxury accommodation with colourful exotic trappings and an idyllic setting.

Best for: Cultural Immersion

Aye Yar River View Resort

Location: Bagan | Burma

With a prime location right on the banks of the mighty Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwaddy) River and in the heart of Old Bagan, the Aye Yar River View Resort echoes the traditional Burmese style, with four hectares of tropical garden encasing the resort, and a crumbling, atmospheric stupa within its stunning grounds. 

Best for: Setting & Views, Romantic, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion

Mrauk Oo Princess Resort

Location: Rural Burma | Burma

This secluded resort offers traditional boutique accommodation, gourmet cuisine, an inviting spa and beautiful views over the surrounding landscapes, and is an ideal choice for exploring the historic temples of Mrauk U - which you may have all to yourself.

Best for: Off the Beaten Track, Village Life, Peace & Quiet, Cultural Immersion

SY Meta IV

Location: Burmese Beaches & Islands | Burma

Fully restored by Captain Herbert Mayrhauser, the SY Meta IV sails Myanmar’s stunning and undiscovered Mergui Archipelago with a highly trained crew of four. A two-mast, 25-metre boat made entirely of Thai teak, this luxury charter provides the perfect journey for discerning explorers.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Cruise, Setting & Views, Off the Beaten Track

Aureum Palace Resort & Spa Inle

Location: Inle Lake | Burma

Resembling a vast silver sheet, interspersed with stilted houses and grassy marshes, Inle Lake is famous for its local Intha people. Set on the beautiful shores of the lake, Aureum Palace Resort & Spa Inle offers luxurious accommodation built over the waters of one of Myanmar's most stunning wonders.

Best for: Village Life, Peace & Quiet, Romantic, Cultural Immersion

Mandalay Hill Resort

Location: Mandalay | Burma

Situated bang in the middle of the city of Mandalay, Mandalay Hill Resort is a beautiful hotel that combines traditional Myanmar style and culture with a range of local and international dining options. Its central location makes it perfect for exploring this rewarding city.

Best for: Cultural Immersion

Hotel Pyin Oo Lwin

Location: Rural Burma | Burma

This charming hotel is an idyllic Burmese retreat. It sits next to the Kan Taw Gyi National Botanical Gardens, and is also a perfect base for exploring Pyin Oo Lwin, the colourful ‘city of flowers’, which is just a short walk away.

Best for: Off the Beaten Track, Village Life, Peace & Quiet, Cultural Immersion

Kalaw Hill Lodge

Location: Rural Burma | Burma

Nestled in 30 acres of land against the Shan Hills, Kalaw Hill Lodge's villas were inspired by the architecture of mud houses, which suit its natural surroundings without compromising on comfort and style. Visit the local farm where you can learn about old farming techniques that are still in use, and be in close proximity to wildlife such as elephants and tropical birds. 

Best for: Couples, Chic Design, Lodge, Setting & Views

Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort, Pyin Oo Lwin

Location: Rural Burma | Burma

The colonial hill town of Pyin Oo Lwin, high up in the mountains of Burma, was the designated ‘cool off’ zone by the British to escape the Mandalay heat. The Aureum Palace Hotel & Resort is the height of luxury, offering comfort and style and a truly off-the-beaten-track experience of Burma. Get the royal treatment and explore the town from a white horse-drawn carriage. 

Best for: Family-friendly, Chic Design, Setting & Views, Village Life

The Anawrahta

Location: The Irrawaddy | Burma

Life onboard the Anawrahta Heritage Line cruise between Bagan and Mandalay is the epitome of luxury. Step back in time and enter a world of elegant sailing, stopping off at historic locations along the way while experiencing the best of Burmese hospitality.

Best for: Off the Beaten Track, Setting & Views, Cruise, Landscapes & Scenery

Inle Heritage House

Location: Inle Lake | Burma

Inle Heritage House showcases and preserves the cultural heritage and natural beauty of the Inle region. Nestled next to Inle Lake, the second largest freshwater lake in Burma, its mission is all about giving back to the community. The hotel is constructed from reclaimed wood and styled on traditional architecture, with boutique accommodation in houses on stilts above the lake. 

Best for: Eco-tourism, Cultural Immersion, History & Heritage, Setting & Views

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